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BOSTON — With deadlines to apply for federal grants fast approaching, the Trump administration is pledging to make good on threats to withhold funding for cities and towns that refuse to detain immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally.

She arrived in the United States from Peru with her undocumented parents as a child, fleeing economic collapse at home. Five years ago, when she was vulnerable to deportation, the Obama administration acted to assure her -- and thousands of other co-called Dreamers -- they could apply to stay, go to college and obtain work permits.

AUSTIN — Federal immigration policy favors admitting immigrants’ extended family members, but a proposed change would instead halve immigration while claiming to prioritize merit-based and skilled immigrants. 

SAN ANTONIO - It began with a desperate request for water and a Walmart employee's suspicions about a tractor-trailer parked outside. That led officials to discover Sunday at least 39 people packed into a sweltering trailer, several of them on the verge of death - their skin hot to the touch, their hearts dangerously racing - and eight men already dead. Another would die later at a hospital.